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STATE FAIR WOULD PAY WELL
HIIAM>N AIM Of|'.DTO AIIOU
U 11%' IT AA Of Ml.
AilnilMioni Alomp W oalil I'nt flie
fowl of (hr Fair, H-tdea l.nrtt*
llrnuulit lit for I'rlvllriitt
hnl *|n<*r for Exhibit*- %% bra flir
l‘;ilr In Ovrr *Nvtiinnli AA'uultl
Itnxc lltr Itulldliitt* nml Ihr llwrr
'I ruck. Will* tlie Practical < rrlain
l> of n Ih'KiilMr Hare < nunp-’toli*
rrlpi4*h lln*r l ome lu *loxl>
nd il** Dimnt Ittecuten llnvt* Not
Met Will* Hit* I: nrottruiir nicti I
lit** 9 l)rrnfd, liul fh* nuilmik l>
lliat h Nufilclritf Amount Will llr
Ha I uni.
The c-mas§ for the State Fair 1a pro
gr#sir.g very slowly. While thee** have
(Mon soon* pi city liberal (he
tMTption given the committee.** have not
been what was *x|#*i-4**d. and thir lua.-
caus.d M*ne discouragement.
it in true the canvas* la not more than
hitll •nift.rtrti aval the Outlook U that a
•tiflhient amount to * cure the affair,
though not th#- amount flrat ntn#*d. will
l.** otxalnKl with 62.'.,am to S3o,<* - ' nul rlb
ed the fair can be obtained, though Ukn*.
v. ro have the matter n hand would pre
fer to make the capital stock $. "•
With s3o,<iW.'* said one f th-* l*u Hi*,
members of th* cam a ‘;n>f 'onimttG*
•we can bold the fair, make Mi" •**
of It and clear money b*sld*H. The re
cords of the State Agricultural Society
•how mat in only iw* .*-tan<* has th*
lair failed to show a profit. In a number
c.t Install** there have l-*n handMjtn*
!• <itns It required very little figuring to
show that th* fair w**uT-l • *wlly |mv out
The price of admission Is fixed by the
•eolntjr at cents There r** Hn.nw peo
ple In Savannah. Hur* ly half of th* -
would attend at hast once. This would
mean sir..W from city admission*
alone If we did not Ret a* much ro*r*
from visitors we would la* doing very
poorly indeed The privileges alone wool I
tiring In at Dast s£.<*(. ami •>esl<i*-s this
there v. >uld n th* ■ lie of *#*•* to ex
h: hi tors, and a number of other Items *f
It Is Impossible that the fair should
fall to pay out.' he continued "It Is all
fions* nse to talk about th* |eople not
coming *> Havannah. They are alwavs
anxious to conic here
“When the railroad.* give cheap rat**
without any *xtr inducements th** P*|d*
always come. With cbeop excurotaii rati
by tli** rah rondo, and with the attractions
offered by th* State Fair, together with
ll**et of warship- und the* lairse m Ing. th
crowd* would - larger than the citv
A grxsl nun ypeople.'* said the emmtt
t< -man. -• • m to overlook the fact that
after holding the fair the first time w*
would have the building* and the ra
•-*, *< k Clotting the races here for the fair
would almost certainly had to the . t iP
llshment of >* regular rue. course. In f* * t
all tluit i needed now Is the race tra. k
lira! the wrnnd t*tn*l to Inanr*- the r,i
i ours** and th* fair would give us the***
The Ten Mroeck track Is known to hor***
men as 4ih of the in the country
They are anxious to •***• It re-establishesl
In order to bring th* Ir homes here Then*
is a pecnlPtr springiness about the. court* •
which hel|** the hors* s to give a better
•peed. Records are what the horsemen
are always hiking for. and a fast track,
of course, m.ikes it *scsler for them to get
a record. If we rouid accomplish thi
•done Havanmth would l*e w* I rep il l fo*
rvrrv dollar put 1 rithe fair
"The trouble with Ruvannah." said the
commitleem in. "is that ther** are t-n
mmy p#***p.e here who, w hen they put
clown a dollar f r a purpose of this kin *
want to luNtp one hand on the dollar and
reach out with the other hand for a L*
hill before they give up the doTur. Th it .<
nil that's holding us buck from g* ting the
While the sub rlptlnns have not come
In as rapidly as could be desired then*
Is already somewhere between SIO,OOO anl
j • .it t s l l*
. 4*11? and übled by die end of th** w* * k
Th***- /ire many people who reoulz** that
they will Ik* benefited directly or indi
rectly, by the fdr. cm*l these are for the
most part giving up cheerfully. If the
business men generally will help the mut
ter will I** easy.
TO f.O tl\ WITH HOI Ml IHIAIVAGI.
(tty I'ropoaea to t ontplete gyateni
lt Next Summer.
Mr W. 11. Chapman, supervising engi
neer of the house drainage work, accom
panied by his brother. Mr L I- Chap
man. has returned to the city, and Is now
engaged upon the prcllmary plans for the
work Owing o the change made last
spring by whl* h It was decided to * urry
the bulk of the sewage to the ea-tern
outlet, thus necessitating a main .-ew*-r
%gilong Gaston stre*t. there are <i number
of changes to Is* made In the origin il
p.uns for the remainder of th* work ino
dlianges. however, arc ttim**M entirelj *f
a minor character.
It Is proposed to complete the hour*.
Uralnug* this spring, with th.- ex
ception of thoe portions which wl 1 re
quire pumping station Council will al
low s♦'* •*<•* it! the budget for tin* work mid
this c*uir is believed to be Stifh dent.
There- nr* uUHit gcvant<*en mll*s of pipe
to be laid, but as the greater part is in
shallow* -oil. with few obstructions in the
way of pHVeinerts above ground and pip
under ground t lk* encountered, Director
who has chatge f the work lor
kdty, believes that this ran be ae
e-ally all of th** work remaining
bi t*l la on the wrestern side of the
Vi south of York street, though
table pipe has already been laid In
ft tor y. The* Gaston street sewer.
Van completed to Drayton street
fig. wll. Ini- eontinu* and from that
Tattnall street, where it will *ll
- in several directions. The house
drulnag** committee was authorize*! some
* tili'\slne* to contra t for material and
supplies needed. This has been done at and
<h- Intention Is to resume the- work early
AY I hi, tiki: in < II Alt
SsvsnnMh'ii !>•*•u ui lon |o Munlrlpnl
ttle* ( nmrntion.
The municipal party which will repre
pent H.ivutmab at the League of Munci
palities v t .v#*r:tl* n In Charleston to—ay.
left at S:3O o'- I >ek this morning by the
Fkint System. The party had a Pullman
end was very comfortably provided for.
In the ptrfjr ware Mayor Myers. Aider
men Tiedeman. Ha >n, Dixon. Grubarn.
Jarrell. Thome and HorriKiui. Il*-.ilth
Oftioer Brunner. Huperlnt* n*l*-nt of Police*
Thus. Bcr ev * n.' • rk of Council W. P. Hal
ley, Director of Publl Works George M
Gadsden arrd M*nger of Council C A
GtatkK. Mr I#. W Ne*son of the Morn
ing New> h ompinled th*- party
With the meet ing *f Council I and night,
which did not adjourn until nearly 11
o'clock the aldermen had little o(>p 'rtuni-
ty for sleep before their departure. The
wl 1 s(*en*i the .lay in Charleston.
► •< midnight, with the expectation
in S.vannsh at $ o'clock to-
W. - arrow morning.
AAe Hay Old Gold.
Tou may have enough to pay for your
Christmas presents. Bring It here. Btem-
Iwg 6t Cu.-w 4.
wrrd weui>r*n at at. jo haps.
Cboreh AYns Tkrnnsrd for the nn*l
Ft J>hn‘ Church was the scene last
evening of a brilliant wedding, when Mr
J. me* Sullivan ik*nd and Miss Fllkc Gue
r.rd were united lly 8 o'cloek the church
w i- till* *4 with relative* and fri*nds. and
th*- half hour of wotting was pleasantly
• r.llVf tied by a programme of musl-
The chanced was hrllllantly lighted, and
on the altar wire vases of white ebry
**an*h*mums. Tall paiin.** form**l a semi
circle. beneath which the bri k*l couple
and tbelr attendants made an effective
group. Around the lectern and pulpit w**re
arranged potted plants interlaced with
As the hi, ini prty entered the church
the March from "Lohengrin" was played.
The four u.-l**rs, Mr A. Godin Our rani.
Mr I • r**'*l Alexander. Mr William
Harow*-!) atul Mr Hart<n walked
tirarul w*-r* followed by th** brides
maids and groomsmen, woo **nt**re<l In
?h* following ord**r; Miss Annie Maclean
and Mi l.*-**nora Gabl*-tt, Mr
M*>rgan ami Mr. Harry Itlchmond. Me--*
Harrb’t Klilott and Miss Jennie Hryan.
Mr Klward ia*mere and Mr l*nry
W ilthour. Miss isils Gadwlen of Chicago
an*l Miss Nannie Bond of I**rln, Mr
Riind-dph Ax son ami Mr William Gads
den. Ti* mold of-honor. Miss Anna Guc
rard. |rece*le*l tlu* bride and
b r l iib* r. Mr. A. G. Guerard. who gave
Tin bridesmaids’ lovely coatume# wrc
of tu* k**d white organdie with accorllon
p!at***l fri‘L. tin t*o*il -s being finished
with graceful flehur Thelv wo e algrcA **s
ol white lull* in their hair and *arrl*d
large tiouu !of Nc|>hltc*s r*s. and **
ptragu** ferit The m.tid of tkofior w>r- a
town of pale yellow tissue emhrold* r** S
with e* -i jit. and also c.irihd a lKiii|uet
oi rose* and ferns.
The lx . i* Im- til’tfill costume was of
white *..tln *-n train*, the Ihrlicc richly
trimni***! with la aid pl*-atlngs of nious
■ iin* le sol* . the tulle veil was fasten
ed with a cluster of oranue bl*>- • m ,
while the exquisite louquet she carrjed
A*- .r Htld* ro.-e* frlng*d with maiden
Th** groom accompanied by his brother.
Mr. Joseph Bond, entered from the vea
try-room und m**t tlie bride at the chan
cel step-. During the ceremony, whl ti
was |erforme*l by Rev. Charles I!
Strong. F* tiulK-rt’s Herenad** was played,
,ni.l at tti* con- hudon. Memlelssohn’s J*y
<us w d%img march.
A r* c* ptbai followed at the residence
>f Mr. and Mr A G t;uerard on Park
avenue. Th* downstairs roams were
thrown open an*l adorned with |**ilms and
Th* > ing coup • stood to reelv*Wth* ir
frien*ls In the fr.mt reception r*Km amid
and orations of pink mid white chrysanthe
mum- and roses. Refreshments w*r.
* *-\ 1 In tt room, wher* the < ok*r
hem** was white aii*l grc**n. Besides th*
bridal party and r* intlv* s. there were
pr*snt only the"younger members of a*>-
rirty and few Intimate friends
Mr ami Mrs. Ikmd left during the even
ir.g for a bridal tour In F.orlda. On their
return th* % will make their home at 114
Park avenue, w* t
The mart lag* w one which claimed
the ini. i. t of many. ih- young coui*l*
*,dng s*> well known In this city. Mr
Itor.d. who ir ii son of Mr **nl Mrs, J
~ph lion*! of Darien, has made his borne
h* re f**r s- v* ral years and is th<* cashier
, f the F.ivannah tias Company. The
ride is the onl\ laughter of Mr. n*l Mrs
Augustus tSodln Guerard and mude h**r
• iebut In society a few seasons ago. Both
young people are papular and have a wtd*
circle of warm friends, who unite in gooi
wishcH for their happiness.
MIST AKKN FOB A 111 HUdH.
Mr. ( . AVallaee llimnrd Aeeldenlnll>
w|iif Ip Mr. K. <*. Itla**k.
Mr C Wallace I lowa r* l was acciden
tally slim yesterday morning hv Mr. K.
Black who ml took him fw* a burglar
The bullet went into the il* shy part of
th** left thigh, it *1 made a painful wound
nd one that will cause Mr flow ir*l to
stay in bed for some and iy*.
The ; cl lent occurred about 4 o’clock
*t lsl* of llu*** where Mr. Howard and
Mr. Ida k Jointly * copy u house Fhort
|y l># f<r* the sluxdlng Mr Ilia k heard
someone trying to en er the hou.-** throug.i
tin- r* ar *loor. Going to Mr Howard’s
r >m l* w*ke him an*! told him to k* • p
wateh out of the r*-tr window f r the bur
glar, and that he w.*ull g* •♦•low and see
If he • oiild find th** robUr inside of t *
house Mr. Il*w ird i* lid to go with
Mr. Black |ownstairs ami together they
l•* ended. Ai the bottom f the stein*
Mr. Black t l-l Mr. Howard to stay Wiicie
i\* woe und that In*, having u pl-t l.
would go to the rear door where the
nols** ha 1 first been heard The hall In
whi* h they were stall ling was quite dark
so dark. In fact, that they were unaide
to s* • *ii h o her. and In this way Mr
1 tin■ k wi> not aware that Mr. Howard
hal not stop}**’ I at the l*s>t of the stairs.
Mr ilowiid had gm* to th* rear door
and * .illi: g t*> Mr R■ *<*k "look out. I'm
g,<ing t* open th** *l*sr." .it’emp ed to k
so. Mr. Black understood tiim to say
"l>Mk out h* s tr>lng t> ge ,ut of the
<lr." and begun to ftr* in that direct! n
!!•* tlr**i twin*, the second shot sulking
Dr \N \V Owens wn lmm**.Hately
telephoned for and * am** out on a sp.** ml
car making un unusu.il.v quick trip. In
fact, the car w im run at such a speed
th t w hen th*- pa k g t** wan rea**hei no
stop was male ami the gates were torn
from their supports.
The bullet Was found near the surface
and extracted. At no time during the
•*ar.*h or subsequent h.ippetdngs w a the
l-'H K! t * 'li.
mriiPoMiiM roit ’i.h b.
Nylmon llnrnra l'*ap * llenrh Pen
nil? fr Mi**l*-r of \% ll**n<l-r.
Fylmon Barnes, alia: F.im Simmons, tin*
convicted tmmlerer of John \Voil*n<J**r, *i
British sailor, was sentenced by Judge
7'ulllKunt yesterday morning to lni|rlson
merit at i ;ir*l labor In the i* na*-ntUir>
for the term of his natural life.
Barms was tried ami convicted of mur
ocr In the Fujm rior Dourt last Friday,
hut was not immediately sentenced Ther*-
was no recommendation to mercy in th**
verdict of the Jury, but unde, th** law the
fvesiding Judge nas a right to reduce* tin*
punishment to Imprisonment in th** peril
tent la ry for life, whenever, upon a ronvlc
•ion of murder, the verd.ct of the Jury Is
i i-• *1 upon evldcoc* purely circumstan
This was the rise In the conviction of
Harries The facts w.-re that h* and AVol
lender had strugga l through a *!oor from
a disreputable house In Yamacraw lnts
the str*’-t. and that shortly after th* fn
?al shot was fir*-*I The circumstances
were so strongly against the defendant
as to leavi no doubt *’. the minds of the
jury and of others who heard the evi
dence 4hat he wok the guilty man In the
Jury room, however, there was .* majority
of the Jurymen who favored . r* i>mm* n
i dat lon to mercy, being animat*-*! in this
I by the common prejmllc** against taking
a man's life upon circumstantial evl
No one saw Hornes shoat AVollender. so
far *s the evidence yet adduce*! discloses,
and the same argumerH that was made
j by these jurymen who favored a reeom
| mendatton. when the earlier ballots were
taken, doubtless was of weight with
Judge Foil gant.
Lamer.* I ** in the muacles and Joints In
dicates rheumatism. Don’t dilly with It
a minute. Take Hood s baraaparliU and
THE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1900.
WILL P OBABLY COMPROMISE.
INM HA V’R AMI TI (DOAT PDH’LK
I ON NPAIIH AHHIATKttJi.
Disensaed at l.r nsth ||efre ftai
iitltfee of the N% hle f < *un
*ll—street nll<l l.nne f *•mille*
H*-|*t*ri Available streets for Ness
filreel Hallways, t N* Farther
%*tloa Takea—Fireman l.ee flat
• lirk l*laeel on Penslait Idsl—An
other lll*M*k n Nt. Julian street to
He I’a e|—% l*lc rim* tt Will
ll*- Aetlng l|H>or l-*ln>.
The City Council spent J it two hours
In Committee of the Whole Dst right, the
two chief *ut>J** ts di* is-*-l b**ing the
spark arr* i* r ordinance and avallab <*
streets far raw atieet railways. Tne
greater |*ortlon of th* time was given to
the s(Mrk arrester.
Mr A Minis w • before th< committee
in behalf of the tugboat people and In
opposition to the enforcement of the lit
ter of th** pr*-*ent ordinan **. while Mr.
W. If \\ b repre**ii!e.i th* marine in
surance *>mpanlea and urg***l the en
fr emetit of the cxdlnanco as a ntx’es* try
meaMir*- of hr*- prol*-ctlon and a benefit
to the |M*it In th** matter of Insuran t
rates B.*th gentlemen s(K#k* at aome
length an*l C*xunc|| evidently found the
subje in Inter*- ting one ts It gave
them a v**iy attentive hearing
President J.i rob Paulsen of the T*w*-
lioat Company, Harbor Mo star John
R* Lly and others Interested were also l * -
fore the L*ard. NV action was taken, tne
matter being deferred with a vi* w to
r*.chlng an underatamllng which will bo
satlaf.i* t*ry both to the towboat peotde
and the % ln*ur-dic■•* comtile*. The com
rnlite. h -ing |e- i t* hedev* that tlier** •
a pro*p "t f su* h an agreement Is lug
The councilmen Inspected th*' maps pr**-
par* i by ill* city engineer, showing th*-
routes desired by the tw’o peat it loners f.r
**re*t railway franchises. The report f
the Ftr**-1 ai I lame Committee
streetK a valla Me *f<*r such purpose* w.ik
received, but the report was rot adopted
and no nstlon wit- taker* In the mafti-r *f
•Wignatlng routfs for the |x-tltl'uierK
The Stir* I and lain** Committee briefly
report'd the following Mr* *<• as available
for str**f railway pun*^** 4 * PH****, F
Thomas. Plant, Habersham. Kstlll avenue.
Fiirty-on*l. 8t Julian. Parric-d ar.l
Ray streets. Montgomery str*-* # do--- t*-t
P!**'ar In the report, but was pr...*bly
omitted bv ovarslghi. It having **n un
ler*‘t-*sl that the committee regarded lhi>
as one of tlie available str** t-.
Th* 4 Couiull dll not adopt the report,
but received* It ** Information. ar*l * r
-Vrai It published fo- th* benefit of th*
public, the Intention belr.g to call a ape
ial meeting of Council to pass upon th*
matter to whb'h all Interested will he In
vited to be present
An ordlnnn e w is Introduced by Aider
mnn !ixon for the paving of th** blb'k ot
St Julian str*--t of the market. 1*
iw• -fi Jefferson str*et nn*l the cist si b
••f Franklin squar* . It. hiding n- mu - h of
Vlontgomerv street as bordi r- on th*- • asi
of Franklin square The busin*
firms on the hlo**k petitioned fr stn h an
tmprov ement Mini** tim** sin-*-. The ordi
nance w.l- prob-ibly l- ad*aptei a? the next
meeting of Council.
A resolution by Alderman Haas, 1> the
•fr*ct that I>e pl itshek. a men.. r of the
paid fire and pur tm* nt wince Its or;an za
tlon In 1 Kt**v with the exception of on*
year, having been reported by the phy
sician a the Johns Hopkins Institute at
Baltimore to be a physira.
wre*k and beyond hope of re
covery. that he be pensioned at th
rate of sv h month for . period not long
er than Jin I. Isn2. was adopted Platsnck
is sufT* ring ui’h to omotor ataxln nn*i
w.i;-- r* nt v went to h* Johns Hopkins
with th* hof*- that the specialists there
might render him s. me lieneflt 11** has
many friend* In the city who will regret
to l**arn of hi" h*qe|ess comlHion.
A *l*Tin in Horrtgan lntr.|u •i! an ordi
nan**** amending section r7‘* of Maclon**U's
• ■}*. relating t** the -o\*rlrg of cotton
and other Inflammable m iterial while be
ing transport*-*! on light* rs on the river
**o iih to ho|l the lighteia-rs r* *-i*nsli*lc
for the * ovt-ring of th** <otb>n during tne
ntlr** time it rem tins on th** lighter*,
whether ther*- has been a technical deliv
er* of the ontiin to the ship or not.
The city mui.mai was dir* ded to ad
vertise aiit! s*-,| at public sale, on the next
regular sales day lots 2T., 38 and 27. Huh
rtn ward, a tninimum prl f 14 r, nt
per Mtuare f*/Ot being fixed by the r* so
The resignation of Mr MaDom M tr
an a** a member of the Park an I T e.*
Commission was aocepte*! and the th nks
of th** ibsird were tende .1 Mr. M.icle.m
tor hi." s.-rvices as a commissioner.
Mj \\ L. Grayson a** chairman of
the Istard of ofli *r! of the First Regi
ment of Infantry, petitioned for an uj*-
proprlation of ss.ir* for th* Imp ovement
f the military parade ground and pl.i ing
it In a suitable condition The | m
w*is referred to the Comm it ee of the
The offer of Mr A 11. Kntlimm to open
Hall street througn hi*- property east of
heist Broad stie**! for .ll-tam ** of ab out
ki f’s*t, con<ilti>t <l upon the city’s *x
P-nding ih* Hail street sewer nmii£ the
new portion of tne at rent, was accepted
Th*- p* titb it of Mr. S KrouakofT an l
others for ih- dosing of the ditch run
ning on Ninth street from th Rav.mnah.
FlarHa and Western Railway to th*-
Waters n.ad ami r* p tr. Die -am*- wßh
drainage |M|*e, was reported adver Hv.
the greater pirt of tne property to be
L-iu tUted lH'iiig outsi • *f th** dty limits
Th** ii* w nil** ft tin- pilotag** comin*-
on r* ?ulttrg to* * of-rlag n I <b ;* u
tur* of vesaels from slips, w is approved
b 7 fouitcdl.
Bl'.P ng.iinst the city to the amount of
fJJ. 114.12 ware t*asse*l for piynout
A n-NMit -n w i ; adopt* <1 *lea:gnattng
Alderman John Schwarz as Mayor pro
on during th* absence frewn th** city
to-day of the Mayor, chairman and vb !
chairman of Donnell
Tile members present t th** meeting
were Mayor Myers and A demn-n Tl*s|e
nan. Dixon, llorrigan. Thorn*-, Mills,
Hass, Ba on and Schwarz.
ON Till: I.OIIKOI I* Foil \ I'DTOK
First I'resb? lerliin I nmnilitrc < on*
*i*lrrlnu Names nr Nlln|s|ers.
The committer from the First Presby
terian congregation. api>ointr ) to rccom- j
mend u permanent pastor, m* t last night
after the mb!-w**k services.
It b umlcrstooil that the **nimltte* Is
considering the names of several minis
ters, but l*efor* a r* i*ommevtdation is
made the minister selected will Ik- con
ferred with and made acquainted with the
rinding, and If possible, will I*** Induced ,
to promise serious consideration of u call,
in (■!•• the eongregation when as- mbled
for that purpose. should approve the work
of th*- committee and elect him.
K* v J Wrn Flinn. D D . pr. -id* n
South Carolina College of Columbia, will
rill th*- imiipit of the First Presbyterian !
Church next Sunday.
•IoIHIm > Itntra
Via , .'titnil uf l.purKla llnll„n,.
Tt<'k,t will b. sold at rat, ol a far, '
and a thlr.l rouiul trip on D,c. a. 24, '
2T>. 30 an.l 31. liaw; alto Jan. 1. 1901, final
limit returning Jan. 4, IKI.
In addition to the aoov. ttckMa win
b, k>:< i to atudent, of echoola and co)- '
leg,, on preaentatlon ot cartlflcate, ,lend
by auperlrvlrndent. prea.dem or principal I
llirrwf, on Dec. IS to 31. Incluelve. nna. i
limit returnlna Jan k. IMI.
Ticket offl 107 Hull street and Central
| Paaaeuger Station.—-ad. j
M>%IIN ATTCD IT' OrPICTB'.
Itull!er :**! *i nu llrcllnrU to Rec
ognise the l.nlMr I nl*w.
A netting of th* Favtinnah Builder**
l-;- bange was h* 1 In tie roomv f tba
inti Nat • 1,1
Hank building, laat nlaht Th, meeling j
w.i* largely attended and Ihe enthusiasm,
go4x! ?• i whtp and unity manifested w-aa
mod encouraging to those who hava the
lr. re*-* . of the exchange at heart.
The most Imported business lo be
- ted at the meeting was the nomi
nal --n of officers for next year Nomina
tion** for uil of the?*** places were made i
there being several nominations for **>me ;
of sh- •t?i‘- The formal • lion will i
* held at the annual meeting, during the
*e*'r -I w**ek of January.
l'ii* rcp .rt- •! the ofh* ere show that the
e*. hang* I*- In tme 1 fbeirtMdng cnswll- 1
tton Its financial condition l* entirely aut
i-f* tory, its In. Hal year having passed
with r * unpaid ilehta and a quite respret
un.** balan • in Die ireaaury. Its members
~* rnor* than MitPhed with th* gio*l *ha
Ktl< in Its |>rat* .md th lr ie\j4ion to Hz
A j-lit **m to Its attractions are ine ll-
I4t*l for the ensuing yer. It is tleslznod
to have some form of k*s ial gath
**rliiK fr th*- members and Ihe rooms will
'*• mad out In way to make th in sti.l
Secr***arv II M Ward, who was seen
after the meeting, sa <1 that th** 1 !>or
questb n had been monLon*l only ln*'l
•l* htnlly an*l had not beer* considered at
.ill Ther* is n (thing In the situation for
u.** to consider.’’ sa. l Mr. Ward.
W** strove last May to ronv to an
nder-t irtdlng with the unions, but we
n**v i su*-' • l*l VV> offered what we con
i*b r*l perfectly fair terms and they de
i . i in .* cepe them. Since then we have
:ot recognized th*- unions in any way
\%'h.it-ver and w* hgve no Intention of d
lru: ** V\ * arranged a s ale of wages and
w- have I••. n paving that ****ale; we prom
i“. i. *>f our own motion, that on arul af
t* i Jar. 1. nine hours Humid constitute
• tkv a work anl this pnmiw will Im*
faithfully kept W* shall not recognize
tin unions in the matt*i at all.
Sin * 11- May," outtnued Mr. Ward,
"we have b*** n employing such mechanics
n we nee.! ml without regard to their
m* mix rshiP or non-memben*hip In th* un
i.n* If w* had work for them strut they
• I *i< it. th*-v were evnp)oye<l. f they
wer* nt cipable and willing they were
; *-rm! ed •. We have bud no difh
ti tv %vhat* ver in getting all that we
Mr War*! said tnat th# 1 exchange paid
o attention to the ir tlon of the recetu
ma. meeting of the labor unions, or to
the r* sidutions th n i*k*jte,i. The cx
hni ■ '*• had ulr* .dy df t. rmined whit it
a is! do. an*! the would not
iff***t Its determination in any way what
ri.IAT! OF t ANPIDATIV.
Are Heg; inning to ••Rone** the Alder
men for City John.
Mr W 11. Wade says that he Is not
a candi’kite fr I*tii<** Recorder, nrd has
m* lnt*ntioti *f Ling one. It Is reported
among Mr. Wa#l-‘s friends, however, that
.*- may h* a candidate for city attorney.
There are other offices beside* the Re
l**r bip for which th*-r* ore a number
•*f applicant" In fact, the rule seems to
!**• the smaller the office th** greater the
number of applicants P’or clerk of th*
market, an offi. * which pays only s7."* a
month, there* ar* several applicants. Mr.
l,*e Masters, the present clerk is deslr
• us of a re-el*cton. but such staunch ad
ministration supporters as T. P Rey
nolds and Alex Mendel have also openly
mnounced themselves for the position
• (them who are reported to be in the ract
.re Palmer Kirkland. Thomas Grayson.
W B Spann and John L Phapman.
The election of city officers Is Just a
month off now, provided the bill new be
r* the Legi-lttiure, changing th** date
> f th city election. Is adopted, an*l she
in'lUlat**- are already se**klr.g support
.mong the übb-mu-fi. It is exp** t-<! th.u
t ~>! of the t*resent ot!l*ers will be re
ject* !. but ome of those who cam**
•ver from th*- last administration are
I‘kely to have a close call.
The !i*U a lons are that fTerk W. P.
I Bley will be re-eb*ct‘d without oppo-
Mayor Myers and the* members
f the board generally appearing to te
•a *II i|cik* I with the service w hich h*
as render***! Deputy Marshal J R
• ’earner mihl Mr. H. K. Dreeson are both
mil*bites f.*r rity Marshal Powers
job. but ns they seem to be fighting each
ther ami not Mr Power, the latter Is
ci without a chance of retaining his po
-Itton Ther** wu * consblerable talk of
>jj niticn to Bn|wrlnten*lent Kinzle of
the waterworks department awhile bacg,
•her** b**ing several of the younger mem
~ r - <f the department who though* they
, aikl lw>!d *kwn this |ks tb n very nice
ly. but the talk seetna to have died down
b r the present. Any way it Is evident that
#her.- will be enough candidates In the
I field for the various offices to make life
a burden for the Aldermen.
TO II AA F. A TIUMNAMFNT.
Member. if llip 4i14 < Ini* 11111 f’lny
f,.r Tlirlr Klnrillnß.
A 4ounnm—it fur ia.11,, an.l ,ntl,m,n
.vho ar, of th, lt.viirn.ih Ooif
c-luh will 1., hekl nl the llnkn on Satur
,;.,y. Th, 1n.11,H will pay In >h, for,noon
ami |h, B,ntlem,n In Ihe aft,rnon. It 1,
Ii .p.si that all th, nemU*r, of the cluh
Ihe tournament will *>, p y,<l to <le.
■ermine the ,tan line of ih, inemi—r*.
Till- standing will flxrti t>y Ih, arm,,
tnit ai. made, m-i IK waiiihan wi.i
rank a otillnisly. I’urlnit the afternoon
|.. r , will tie M'rvr.l by the la-Me, of the
11. f.imm tle
Mr John lli>r!>n. reprewntlnc th*
Crawfotii. M Oreor ami Canby Compwny.
e ,, f .ml - manufai :ii’ra of IViyloo, 0.,
wI, 111 the city yeat,r.lav. nurlns ih,
afternoon he war on the link,, where h,
put in n.nie pi a.■ lie, w ith l*. l pkiyera.
Mr. Harrt'On Ir one of the beet pl yerr
in the country, and hi, w. rk on the- links
was ie really admired.
Hi Meaan C W fcllnf nrd
[i (' Rtewart lies! bail, hut war Is—ten
by th.m, three up Klshtem hole* were
Mil *Ollll4 TO liO HOME.
4 ll■■ cm..n > Hoy Krone Pooaal, C'ap
tureil Hy llrlrcllrr kfnrl*.
A runaway boy from Taesaie wa found
veslerday by Deteetlv, Stark and lurnrd
over to ill, (other, who hod eoro, to Sa
vannah for the purpo-e of flnduitt him
The hoy'r name a. l.oul, Michel*. ll*
left home with a eomponton Hen-. J, anil
under Ihe name of llowonl Merit, came
to thle city, where, after hiinaliiK around
for day,, he llnally aeoured work
,!• the mill of Ihe Southern Cotton Oil
Company, where he was fouaid by Ihe
He *nid that he had had no rearon for
rtuminK aoay from home. an>l war not
ot all over,, to koliik ha.k. With 111,
father. ClatMi Michel*, n mere i.mf of Pa*-
- de. ne left for home lart niifh! over 111,
4%'111 Kntlorae 41.,r, and lllir.n.
The Workmen'* North End Independent
Club will men to-nlht at * o'clo.-k at
Sturt,vant Hall. The meeting ha* been
called for th, purpose of lndor*ln( Mayor
Myer* to succeed hlmielf. and to Indor.e
Alderman Janet M Dixon for • place on
tne a.dermanlc board.
Nothlne can excel the care with which
c<wk a Imperial Extra Dry Chainpogne U
WILL HAVE MANY TENANTS.
ARMY HOSPITAL HI IIJIINU' f O*-
A HkTKII INTO 3541 C OTTAGES.
Work on fhc i ontrnrt for the Itr.
in%nl Mini llftx|sln of the Hos
pital ttiiibltiiica Into < (itlagp* Has
Pro* ressetl \V rl l-'iiinr of the ( ot
tn*e Are Alrrsd? Ovrnplrd.
Nh*nll All He H**nted, There
Wualil lie l**|>nln 11 of Atiouf
12.V1 In the New hettlenient—T his
Hlght Menu Tnlk of Fxtendln*
The work of converting the government
hospi’nl buildings n**#ir the Intersection
of the White Bluff road and Eatill avenue
into cottage? has progressed well, and It
wRI not be long befor* Mr. C. C. Uham
plon. the owner's plana will have been
c*-rrl*l out. Home of the cottages hav**
been finished mini have occupants.
When the work haa been completed,
there will be 230 of the cottages. They
bring a moVra'ci rental individually, but
collectively the Income from them will be
large, provided all can be rented. It is
s#iid that many tenants have already ap
plied and thut the cottages will Ik- occu
pied about as fast as they ar*- completed
When the government has work don#*
no expense la spired to have it the b*t.
The hospital buildings erected in the fall
of 189 H am! the spring of 1889 had every
care lavished uj*>n the selection of th
material and upon the execution of the
Optra* Ftmmphjfi's contractors have
found :b;t the buildings hoid together well
for moving and being cut up into coi
Each of the cottages into which the
ward buildings, mess r***ms. etc., are cut
up. lias four rooms, a chimney rising from
the center and affording fireplace In a
• orner of ism room. The cot luges ar*
very comfortable and convenient. Thee*
into which the officers’ quarters, tne larg
eat of the buildings, were cut up nr** two
storied and have hern movl up almost
to tlie line of Ketlll avenue.
The track of the Savannah. Thunderbol
and Isie of Hope Railroad, running to
Isle of Hop#*, has been moved ha k ti
lts okl line. When the trn*t of kind w •
secured from the ownen for use by th*
government It was foun! necessary t
move th** track, and the street raiiwn
company agre*-*! to do so. Inst* ad f
lunning across the property, th* In • u
movul so as to run around It Th* re
moval of the cottages to the lm) tlia
was iKv.ight by Mr. rhwmpion at a Dour!
House sale some months ago allow**! th*
restoration of the car tra k to i;a oil
right o fway
A ilime sill probably be tetowc| upon
:he nFv zettlemetit that will spring uj
where the hospital but Mings storKl If
all the cottages should be occupied, there
would be a very thickly settit-*! commu
nity, and eom* tiunio for if would te r
quire*!. With a family occupying every
ottage, ami an average of five persons
to a family, there would be a population
of 1.280 in the settlement.
The density of population of the tract
would them compare fuvorbljr with that
of most )>o|Hilous Ki-.-tions *f the city
The cottag* are by n > means crow N
together ii|>on the tra* t. but t system of
slr*ts pei ulUtr to its* If has Lin devised
and Is t-lng follow. 1 in the arratig*--
ment of th- **ott g**s
With su**h a settlement as seems ands
tined to grow up upon the tract bare!’
l-evond the city limits, It is probable that
talk about an extension of the fn* z wil
arize. There has been no extension f
some years, and the claim Is made that
there are a number of populous commui.
hies Just upon the borders of the ett*
that should he Incorporated with It. Th*
new community will h** a stronger argu
ment than others for the "expansionists.’
and It Is probable that they will **m
fKIB AAA % A AAIIHOAAA (IT.
The llroprnlng of the < linnnel I'rgciJ
An effort Is being ma*le to secure an
oppropnatkm for the *l-epcnlng if Skl<l
uway Narrows to Burnside river, for th*
I Kir pose of ojeni ng i q* tho way to the
Ogeechee river and trade with Brj*an,
l.lherty and Mclntosh counties A consld
t iable traffic In nav.il st**res. iuml** r. rl* *
and oysters would follow the opening o
tho narrows, and lho*** who xre pushin.
the matter hope to ac*ompU*h some
thing The B*Nird of Trade, has aiophd
i h** following resolutions
"Whereas, a large traffic now seeklm
Savannah fr*itn the Ogeeche** river anc
the roast und Iniiiikls to the south of Sa
\ annuii. Is much delayed and lubjectel
to unnecessary dangers of navigation In
the present expose<l route, and
"Whereas, these delays and greater
iiazards would L* removed by the oja-n
ing of the Sk Ida way Narrows to Burn
side river, arul also largely Increase th.
volume of traffic that would -*-*-k to
reach Savannah through th*- safer and
shorter route, therefore. Ih* It
"R* solved, by the Savannah Bonnl of
Trade, through Its Board of Directors.
Umt our Immediate representative In Den
greas. Hon. R. K. L-ster. Im* ati*l is
hereby requested an*l urg*-*! to appeal to
! Dcngresa for a sufficient appropriation to
I rovUle a channel through Fkulaway Nar
rows 79 feet In width, with a * l.anncl
! dpth of 6 feet at mean low w*it*-r and.
'urther, that th* Bav.:*uiah Board *>?
! Tra*ie, through Its Boanl of Directors,
request our r -presentatives arul s*tat<r
in Congress, from Georgia, to co-operate
for un approprl ition to secure he r**-
I >|>ening and Improvement *'f Ski wa>
Narrows ami that th** secretary >*• direct
• and to send *i copy of th* s** resolutions to
• acli of our senators and repr* sentattves ‘
A member of th** Board of Tra*!*- sail
! he believe*! an appripria4lon would *•*
si-curesl. The de* in ning of the narrows
I will open up u shorter Inside route to
! Florida, an*! w .11 in other ways * a gr**;it
! benefit t< Fovannah and th- ls-.l ship-
Img Inter**'!- With a aaiiiu*. ■(• * t w<l
and♦ feet de**p it low water, all ordinary
**iz*d sailing cruft arul steam boats could
The difficulty in the way o' an crl>
appropriation Is the fact that * Gil
-1 i, Ito has reporte*! the channel unworthy
of Improvement. anl having failed t*
make any estimate of th# cost. Doner*-,
cannot, under the law. order the w.rk
flone. It requires a survey and * tlmat.
before any project can N enter**#! upon.
It was expected that Dap!. Gillette would
estimate the cost of the improvement In
his preliminary report, but having fall* i
to do so a provision will be made in tl*
coming river and harbor bill, r***iulrhig
tin* survey nnl estimate.
In his report of the preliminary ex
amination of the narrows, made by ii
reotlon of tb chief of engineers Dapt.
Gillette rays that while the present nav
igable route consists of nn extremely nar
row and torturous channel, "neverthr- 1
less, a great deal of commerce pass* s >v*r
The imfvortance nn*l value of the prn
pised cut **onnecting the i|e of lbpe
and Burnside rivers r** being urg*sl by j
those acquainted with th*- situation mid 1
there seems to be ever' l)k*lihM>d thut ti
survey and estimate will in* ordered by
Xaffered A ear*.
"Graybeard cured me of catarrh from
which I had suffered thirty-five y f r
Nothing on earth ao far as i wag
to obtain gave me relief Stnee taking
Graybeard I am • well as ever I had
catarrh of the head Mrs Rhode I> U h
Orayheard Is mode only by Rc<pe*a
Drug Company, sole owners. ,nd ia fold
at drugztorea for $1 a bottle.—ad.
All YBAR9 FOR BOTH THliV**.
Arthar AA llllama and Katie Miller
lonvicted af Bobbery.
Arthur Williams and Katie Miller were
both convicted of robbery by force in the
Superior Court yesterday. The woman
was sentenced to a term of alx year* In
the penitentiary and a like sentence will
be Impos’d on the man when court con
venes this morning
Williams and Miller were Indldtad to
gether. but 4 hey chose to sever and were
tried separately. The indictment alleged
that they had held up John Coakcr, a ne
gro father well known in Savannah, und
ronbed him of 122.6a**
The evidence was practically the *am*
In both case*. Doaker said that he had
b. * n entice#! to the woman s house by Inr
and had l**ft it after a ion. He wanted
his friend. Howard, to atay in the house
with him an.l th*' woman objected. The
prosecutor * ialmt-d that when he tried to
leave, th* woman opposed hi* departure
with a drawn kn:f*-. and when he finally
succeeded In getting past her and making
his escape, he left his coat and hat be
in th*' flight from the house. Howard,
who had been carrying Doaker’s shoes,
dropped one of them and Doaker said he
went ta<’k o find it. On his way he met
Arthur Williams, one of the defendants,
who volunteered to aid him in the search.
As Williams and Doaker reached the
neighborhood of Randolph street and
IVrry lane. the> were met by the woman
ai. another man.
Williams, tt;- woman and this third
mcmb* r of the attacking party, ther.
pounced upon Doaker. and while the wo
man hi 1 \\ ihiams held and rohlsvl him.
the third party heat In his head.
They took iway all the money he had
and left him. bl* ding and nearly incenzl
ble, on the ground.
Doaker knew Williams nnd Miller and
by the d*-' riptton he gave of thze
worthier*. Patrolman Davis was enabled to
pi k them up during the night The
third member of the gang by which he
was ro‘*L*,i * m unknown to Coaker and
hue never been captured.
II All% F(M Nil ON A ATOOP.
A AAhite Child. Nrwly Horn, lllerox
er**l Vrilfrilty Aforning.
A newly ***'>rn whit*- girl baby was
fvund on his stoop at Harris and Bar
nard streets yesterday morning about ♦> (.*.
)’* look i-\ Mr Herman Jordan. Mr. Jor
lan h* u I the cry of a child and went to
the door w hen h ni.ido the startling dlz-
The child lay on the stoop wrapprd
:-t in it soiled white rag. ami with an
Id gray skirt carelessly folded around
it It must have been placed there only
• short time before Its cries attracted
Mr Jordan, otherwise 1 would have (Led
from th** raw and chilly wind to whbh
it was oxi*os*d.
Mi Jordon, immediately upon discover
ng the * hild, telephoned Sergeant Mock
at the poll*** banra- kz of his fin*l and ask
• I that the police take charge of th** little
tranger. I’atrolmon F. J. Hmith. who
a is on *luty hi th.* sally-port, went for,
the child an d!tok It to the l*nrra<i-k-v and
:avo il to *one >f the colored women *-tn
ploysl ut*out th.* prison, with instructions
to give it a bath whllo h w*nt for some
bulling for it This he secured from p*r
>*n> in th** Immediate n ighltorluxsl .iwl
ii short time the little waif was cloth
d ur and comfortably stowed away in a hne
tt and put In h warm corner near the
tove. Ratrolman Smith also secured for
t a bott e of milk
Dr E S Osborne was summoned
to the barracks shortly after the child
was carried there He thinks that It had
een born but a few hours before it was
Uncovered. MaJ Screven has given the
Ictective* Instructions to rnokw a dllig*nt
• rch for th* unnatural parents or parent
of the 4'ast awa>
Alr*a*!\ five applicants have been re
civ-1 from periwms anxious to adopt the
• htld. and it Is probable that if the moth
r ia iby will
*n to some *me tnat wi.l assure it a cotn
fortab e horn**.
The ha by. which Is apparently h*althy
n*l well formed, slept contentedly dialing
?;** day oblivious of its surroundings, and
the roman* * and pathos of its position.
BEGAN CHRISTMAN TOO NOON.
Jh* AA’esley Premature With Ilia
l ire l'*i|i|im.
John Wesley, a colored boy 12 years old,
.s the first victim of the mania fr a
premature celebration of the Dhrlstm a
season. He was sent to the bar acks yes
terday by Patrolmen Bu kwalJ >n th**
bar go of sh >o ing fireworks on tne
Ben Heyward, colore-1, was arrestel
and taken to th** barracks on the charge
t re ki*?- driving thereby running Into
an I breaking the bicycle of a young
Ther,- wa re a few other arrests but on
GR AND OPFNINt.
Of (tur Nrn I Itrlattnas Goods.
You are cordially tnvitrd to attend our
exhibit of holiday n>sortnient of presents
to-day, the Great Atlantic and I‘a itk
T* Dompony. 106 Broughton street, west.
Tins exhibit comprises our recetit Impor
t. ition of fancy an.l staple vases of every
conceivable s:yle aisi <les|gn, such is
Bohemian glassware, Japanese ware. |
bisque figures, criiker Jars, cups and sail
’* rs. jardinieres, vases, cake plates, fruit,
plates, bread and butter plates, celery J
tray.-*. coniim**nt sets, lamps, tea set-. |
toilet s**ta. etc .en We -Hnno: only give
cur patrons the finest g***!*, but tv** arc :
tn** first in the field for any innovation I
G*d your ti.keis together, no matter
iow old they nr*-, they re all g.xMl fur |
unv of our num*rous presents.
The Great Atlantic arul I'aclfic Tea Com-
I any. 106 Broughton str* *t, west. 11. T.
Wilson, manager —ad
Sternl-er;; At Co.'s holiday display of
ornumemul, *ie oratlve tux] useful sterling
silverware Is the inoi attractive In the
i Uy. hi: ll* eonsplritou In new and unique
dr -inning. Im luiltns In |.nri.
Souvenir Tet ami Coffee Spoons
Souvenir Cup*. Sum-era and plate*
1-iirge nml Sin 11 Bon Bonn.
It-rrv Bowl-, V-Kemble*. Almond Sets.
Silver Cr-am. Sugar and Butter Sei*
Cr tvey Home. Hre.nl Trnys, Silad
Howie, Coffee. Ten in I H e Cream Simon*
Oyster hml llerry Korku.
Uravi v and <>am lA<llrtt.
n*n Beta, Caki Forks. Napkin Rings
H.*P Spixel-, No- C kker . p ck* Krult
Basket*. I’uneh P-wl- on.l Cup*. an d n
myri id of other .tlr ictlon* impossible of
enumeration her*- —n<|.
Hr. Hem Sm > a.
"Oroyhenrd hn* well nigh eured me of
rheumatism from which I have been n
(Trent sufferer th- Inst fifteen year*Mr
Henfs poet office * Si Simons I stand.
ltev. John Chris*lan of Bieree. Ala
*ay: "Grafbeard ha* eured Mrs John
Childress of Baldwin .unity of rheuma
tism. In February before *he began *n
rake Gray beard she was given up to tile
She Is now soun.l aid well.”
Oraybeard Is made on'y hy Reapers
Prug Company, aoic owners, sr.d solel by
dnißdsts for Si no hvtle nvery fm !y
should have a h x of Oraybeard P.Hs and
A Hlfh-Or d*> in’|'utlon for Lad 1 at
cautoVua.-rt*' U *- W “ U lor
See Our "Nobby” Line • i
Congress and IV Maker Sts.
per year The average coat
for the !*mi 1? y4an# ha- .at; •
trifle ovar 17 00 |>er y**wr.
It la TIIE BEST a, cl the
dent Insurance cor|K>ratk. ii c lt ,
clal Traveler* In th** world \\ , t
membership of over 21 '#* \Vv , r
serve fun*l of over sl4**JW. N .on e j
traveler *an fT>r*l to i*** w tt ** .*
tc tlon w. giv** him Write th*
who will cheerfully civ** ill u •. t n
II D. PIXLft&Y, EDWARD VEIT,
President. R.*, . T e
This is the Trade Mark
of the Best Builders Hard
ware : that made by the
Yale&Towne Mfg. Cos.
j Those who contemplate
I building should send f>r our
artistic brochure "Artist and
| H, H. PEEPLES & SOUS,
| 125 CONGHESS ST., WEST.
in Broughton Stmt. Wes'.
Fur Chicken Keed md Fertllia r.
NITRATE OF SODA
Invaluable for *‘home*niU <l* fc*rt!it*er
The cheapest and mast con rntra J
the market B*nd for parti u.ara
IIA Y, <*lt %I V tOU IIIMV BTC.
SEED OATS AND RYE
T. J. DAVIS,
•Phone S3. US Pay itreet.
AND HOIL.ERMAK! :R9
510 Inllan strict. Savannah.
JOHN (i. 11CTLKK.
Paints. Oils ali i Cl * * .-a h 1< r#
lUliai ' aiaJ Huliileis' riupi l • rl J®
Decorative Wail Paper, I' a 11 , ~
me*tic Cement*. Uni* . I*l ■#*• r
Bah* Aip nt for Ahestlne Cold " c '■* rt *
Aj Congress lire.? w-t nn I 1 >* J lan
si reel w. #i.
Kmpl| UulMava Mo*rlir'l 109
M. GILBERT & Co_
A 111 s|*. til N I■.
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